Devotion to St. Justin de Jacobis in Eritrea and Ethiopia

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Author: Iyob Ghebresellasie, C.M. · Translator: Thomas Davitt, C.M.. · Year of first publication: 2000 · Source: Vincentiana Vol. 44, No. 6 Article 9.
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In speaking about devotion to St. Justin I should say in advance that this refers in a special way to the Catholics in Eritrea and in some areas of Ethiopia. As is well known, St. … Read More

Saint Catherine Labouré of the Miraculous Medal XI. The Dark Night of a Soul

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Author: Joseph Dirvin · Year of first publication: 1958.

The Rev. Father Joseph I. Dirvin, C.M., was a priest and author of the twentieth century, serving St. John's University, New York. His Saint Catherine Laboure of the Miraculous Medal is an enthralling account of the saint who was given the Miraculous Medal. Father Dirvin's work was originally published in 1958 by Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Inc., receiving the Nihil Obstat, Imprimatur, and Imprimi Potest upon publication.


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XI. The Dark Night of a Soul While all this was being done—the making of the Medal, its marvelous spread, and its official acceptance by the Church—Catherine Laboure, hidden away in Enghien, was adjusting to … Read More

The Ecumenical Implications of the Ministry of St Justin De Jacobis in Ethiopia, 1839-1860 (Part II)

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Author: William Clarke, C.M. · Year of first publication: 1985 · Source: Colloque, Journal of the Irish Province of the Congregation of the Mission.
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(e) Reflections and dialogues on Ethiopian history and religious development When Justin gave his first address at Adwa, which I have already quoted at some length, there were some priests present among the ten members … Read More

Justin De Jacobis: the Art of Dialogue

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Author: Yaqob Beyené · Translator: Thomas Davitt, C.M.,. · Year of first publication: 2000 · Source: Vincentiana Vol. 44, No. 6.
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Justin De Jacobis, the missionary, did not head off to an African country to preach the Gospel to the pagans, but went into a Christian country to unite the Christians of the African country with … Read More

Five Faces of Justin De Jacobis

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Author: Robert P. Maloney, C.M. .
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“I am happy to make a great gift to the Congregation of the Mission in the person of this postulant, Justin De Jacobis,” wrote a Carmelite, Fr. Mariano Cacace on Oct. 17, 1818, as he … Read More

Saint Catherine Labouré of the Miraculous Medal X. The Medal and its Wonders

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Author: Joseph Dirvin · Year of first publication: 1958.

The Rev. Father Joseph I. Dirvin, C.M., was a priest and author of the twentieth century, serving St. John's University, New York. His Saint Catherine Laboure of the Miraculous Medal is an enthralling account of the saint who was given the Miraculous Medal. Father Dirvin's work was originally published in 1958 by Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Inc., receiving the Nihil Obstat, Imprimatur, and Imprimi Potest upon publication.


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X. The Medal and its Wonders Father Aladel had sifted the character of his penitent quite thoroughly by now. He knew her soul, as every priest knows the soul of a regular penitent, better than … Read More

The Ecumenical Implications of the Ministry of St Justin De Jacobis in Ethiopia, 1839-1860 (Part I)

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Author: William Clarke, C.M. · Year of first publication: 1985 · Source: Colloque, Journal of the Irish Province of the Congregation of the Mission.

Dissertation for the Master of Arts programme, Angelicum University, Rome, May 1984. Because of its length the text is divided, quantitively rather then thematically, between this and the following article.


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I. De Jacobis as missionary of St. Vincent de Paul (a) Entry and formation in the Congregation of the Mission Justin De Jacobis was born on October 9 1800 at San Fele in the diocese … Read More

Saint Catherine Labouré of the Miraculous Medal IX. The Secret of Forty-Six Years

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Author: Joseph Dirvin · Year of first publication: 1958.

The Rev. Father Joseph I. Dirvin, C.M., was a priest and author of the twentieth century, serving St. John's University, New York. His Saint Catherine Laboure of the Miraculous Medal is an enthralling account of the saint who was given the Miraculous Medal. Father Dirvin's work was originally published in 1958 by Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Inc., receiving the Nihil Obstat, Imprimatur, and Imprimi Potest upon publication.


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IX. The Secret of Forty-Six Years In those last weeks of 1830, Sister Laboure was not the only one with difficulties. Father Aladel had his own, and to spare. In a way, the difficulties of … Read More

Saint Catherine Labouré of the Miraculous Medal VIII. The Apparition of the Miraculous Medal

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Author: Joseph Dirvin · Year of first publication: 1958.

The Rev. Father Joseph I. Dirvin, C.M., was a priest and author of the twentieth century, serving St. John's University, New York. His Saint Catherine Laboure of the Miraculous Medal is an enthralling account of the saint who was given the Miraculous Medal. Father Dirvin's work was originally published in 1958 by Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Inc., receiving the Nihil Obstat, Imprimatur, and Imprimi Potest upon publication.


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VIII. The Apparition of the Miraculous Medal Outside the convent on the rue du Bac, the City of Paris had grown quiet; people had gone back to their daily living. Charles X retreated to England, … Read More